Art Director

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Position at MAS

Art Director at MAS (Contract, Remote) 

Department: Creative 

Reports to: Project Lead 

Location: Remote/Onsite 

Travel Required: Yes, Domestic 


MAS is a bespoke experience agency with bold creatives and technologists who thrive off of the same relentless energy in which we were founded — the right balance of grit and guts. To us, there’s no perfect recipe, no one size fits all when it comes to crafting the right moments for our partners. Instead, we go beyond the ordinary to evoke emotion and collectively deliver award-winning experiences. Whether big or small, physical or digital, we shape what’s next for the world’s most influential brands.   


An experienced experiential Art Director who will be responsible for the overall event look and feel, as well as build-drawings and other deliverables associated with event design. You will be required to liaise and engage with vendors as necessary to accomplish all of these deliverables and work within the agency's team with both full time and freelance resources as necessary.  


  • Implementing overall look/feel for event  
  • Technical drawings for all build elements  
  • Site layouts for permitting and production purposes  
  • Oversee decor sourcing and provide direction  
  • Provide direction to scenic vendor and manage material selection  
  • Oversight of build process to ensure quality and accuracy true to drawings  
  • Input as requested by producer to maintain consistent look/feel across all elements  
  • Onsite artistic direction to ensure accurate concept implementation  
  • Current projected design/build list to include (but not be limited to):  
  • Entrances (pier, VIP and general admission)  
  • Art installations (a minimum of two within layout)  
  • Food court areas  
  • Main performance stage design  
  • VIP performance stage design  
  • VIP pier environment (lounges, demo installations and catering)  
  • Fun house (custom activation)  
  • Gaming tent design (interior)  
  • Deloitte hospitality tent design (interior)  
  • Viewing platform (with canopy)  
  • Lounge/food tent design (interior)  
  • Demo installation builds  
  • Perimeter fence branding  
  • Specialty catering/entertainment moments (consultation in layout)  
  • General event site layout  


  • Must have a Portfolio displaying work examples  
  • 4+ years of proven, hands-on creative leadership as an art director or in an artistic profession  
  • Passion for our craft  
  • Freelance experience or corporate client relationship experience  
  • Integrated marketing and event experience  
  • Graphic Design experience  
  • Experience working with Fortune 100 clients  
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment  
  • Strong written and verbal interpersonal communication and presentation skills  
  • Self-motivated with a strong sense of urgency  
  • Proven leadership and experience in cultivating teams  
  • Experience coordinating activities with other artistic and creative individuals  
Our job titles may span more than one career level. The starting rate range for this role is between $80.00-95.00 per hour. Our rate ranges are based on third-party national average market compensation analysis. The actual rate is dependent upon many factors, such as: training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs, and market demands. The rate range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.    
Studies show that those identifying as under-represented individuals might have talked themselves out of applying at this point. Don’t worry about checking every single box. At MAS, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic team – so if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every single qualification in this job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may just be the right candidate for this role or we may have other roles that better align with your skillset.  
Physical Requirements:  
Individuals will be required to sit for the majority of the day and will be required to stand as needed. May require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to file documents or store materials throughout the workday. Proper lifting techniques required.  Individuals will be required to travel via airplane, train, taxi, car and/or other means of transportation as needed.  
MAS is a bespoke experience agency of audacious creatives and technologists, working from ideation to execution to evoke emotion through bold moments—big or small, physical or digital. We partner with our clients to build fully integrated, highly effective teams that create remarkable experiences and activations around the world. Blurring the lines between departments, we strategically collaborate from ideation to execution as one team—we’re all creatives here.   
Minority-led and founded, MAS has been awarded “Best Places to Work” honors by AdAge for two consecutive years. The agency’s work has been recognized by Clio Awards, AdWeek, BizBash, Event Marketer, Webby Awards, and Eventex. For more information, visit our web site at and follow @ExperienceMAS on Instagram.  
The above noted job description is not intended to describe, in detail, the multitude of tasks that may be assigned but rather to give the employee a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of his/her position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.  
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